Low emission zone Lisbon

Important!

Lisbon has two environmental zones: Lisbon 1, Lisbon 2

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone of Lisbon 1 - Portugal

Type of environmental zone: Permanent, from Monday to Saturday, 7 am to 9 pm

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: car, motor home (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: diesel, petrol
EURO standard: 0-2

Fines: 120 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The zone 1 is limited by the Avenida da Liberdade/Baixa axis, the Alexandre Herculano road and the Praça do Comércio to the south.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted: yes (PM)

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Praça do Município, 1100-038 Lisboa, Portugal, municipe@cm-lisboa.pt

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Name of the environmental zone: Environmental zone of Lisbon 2 – Portugal

Type of environmental zone: Permanent, from Monday to Saturday, 7:00 am to 9:00 pm

Not allowed to drive (temporarily): Information currently unavailable

Not allowed to drive (permanently): Vehicle type: car, motor home (M1), bus (M2, M3), van (N1), truck (N2, N3)
Fuel type: diesel, petrol
EURO standard: 0-1

Fines: 120 €

Area/extension of the environmental zone: The zone 2 is limited by the Ceuta Avenue north-south axis, Avenida das Forças Armadas, USA Avenue, Avenida Marechal António Spinola, Infante Dom Henrique Avenue.

Special features: Retrofitting permitted: yes (particulate matter)

Contact of the environmental zone and exceptions: Praça do Município, 1100-038 Lisboa, Portugal, municipe@cm-lisboa.pt

Exemptions: Information currently unavailable

Low Emission Zone

Do I need stickers or registrations?

No. Here you do not need to buy a sticker or apply for registration. You only have to follow the rules of entry.


Our Green-Zones App helps you to avoid penalties.

Unfortunately there are no exact street signs known. Therefore it is difficult to know when you are in the environmental zone.


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Good to know...

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